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an online petition asking the obama administration to declare the monday after the super bowl a federal holiday. organizers of the petition say a post-super bowl holiday would honor the popular event and result in a more productive workplace on the following tuesday. they are helping to get the signatures needed for consideration by the white house. to see the petition you go to our website at ktvu.com under "web links." of our coverage from new orleans starts tomorrow when the 49ers are set to arave in the big ease. ktvu sports anchor joes he fonzi and mark ibaƑez and ken wayne and former san francisco 49er bubba paris join him next week. we'll be the only local station with a live postgame show immediately following the super bowl. >>> this evening sunnies, shi'ites, christians and jews gathered in san francisco to celebrate the birthday of the prophet muhammad. the celebration was held tonight at islamic cultural center of northern california of the organizers of the event say it's important that people from different faiths come together to learn more about each other. >> the sect
in the direction of the white house to wish the obama administration success in passing tighter gun control laws. >> tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets of san francisco for the anniversary of legalizing abortion. pro-life protestors marched down market street from the civic center to justin herman plaza demanding roe v wade be turned over. a law student who testified before congress about contraception was a guest speaker. >> there is a more profound sight about access. about affordability and insurance coverage and making sure people especially in rural areas have access. >> i would like to see everyone question abortion more. they say it should be legal and safe they don't talk about rare. >> as many as 40,000 people attended the pro-life rally. it's the biggest antiabortion event on the west coast. >>> supreme court could weigh in on the health care law requiring employee insurance plans to cover the cost of contraceptions. dozens of lawsuits have been filed by charities saying the mandate violates their religious beliefs. antists say appeals courts have made conflicting ruli
korea's rockets to reach us all next year. all of this during president barack obama's administration and they have levied sanctions against their program. now on the test site, we have photographs of what they are showing, kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> senator john kerry is expected to face mostly friendly questioning when he testifies before the committee that he served on for the past four, he will appear before the foreign relations committee starting 7:00 our time and he is expected to be easily confirmed by his senate colleagues. >>> and a look into the sandy hook school shooting, the sandy hook advisory commission will talk about the similar shootings of colorado and newtown connecticut. they will talk about school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> senator dianne fine stein will begin to fight for a ban on assault weapons. and in a few hours, she will introduce a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some
and sheriffs. it's part of the push by the obama administration for new policies to curb gun violence. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview to talk about their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said they have a close friendship. >>> 7:16. sonya so toe sonya so toe my so toe mayor will be -- sonia sotomayor will be here in the bay area. she's promoting her book that recounts her life all the way to the bench.
and sheriffs. this is all part of a push by the obama administration for new policies for curbing gun violence. after the connecticut school shootings. >>> president obama and sick tear of state medically clinton appearing to talk about their unusual partnership. >> i want the country to appreciate what an extraordinary row she. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hilary clinton be secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential campaign. but they now say they have a close relationship. >>> supreme court justiceson somewhere sotomayor will be in the bay area today. she is the first latino appointed to the high court. she is on tour to promote her book my beloved life. the event begins at noon at the harps theater in san francisco. it is sold out. >>> time now 6:17. the oakland a's got an early start to the baseball season with a big cheer from their fans. now that is a cheer. yesterday was the team's annual fan fest and it was sold out. the players posed for pictures. they signed autographs, chatted with their fans. tickets by the way for the
is taking the obama administration push for gun control on the road. >> in a few hours the vice president and other administration officials will be in richmond, virginia. they are holding a round table discussion on the white house's policy to reduce gun violence. president obama and joe biden are going around capitol hill to crisscross the country in the coming weeks. they wants to win support from people in pro gun states. the president's campaign committee turned gun safety committee is raising money now. the group is called organizing for action. it has millions of volunteers nation-wide. meanwhile democrats are trying to gain support on capitol hill after california senator dianne feinstein reintroduced a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. >> once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies. it changes your view of weapons. >> reporter: many republicans don't think an assault weapons ban is the right way to reduce gun violence. what they have to say when i see you next. live in washington kyla
quote very satisfying although no details were made public. the obama administration has taken a tough stand on decriminalizing marijuana. what federal prosecutors vowing to continue arresting people for pot violations. >>> the mayor of sacramento came out swinging with a new plan to try to stop the kings basketball team from moving to seattle. >> they do deserve an nba team at some point just not ours. >> flanked by a lot of fans in kings colors, mayor kevin johnson unveiled his plan to win strategy. major johnson says since last thursday 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equity partner. the current owner has reached an agreement with a group in in seattle to buy the kings. >> our backs are against the wall. they told us it wasn't going to happen. but each and every step along the way, as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way to stand for it. >> reporter: johnson's plan also includes a new downtown arena. >>> a college shooting that injured three people began with an argum
of your own kind. >> reporter: the guidelines take effect right away. the obama administration says the changes won't give students like tatiana or sam an advantage just the chance to earn a spot on the team. in washington, jaquelin fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on fire in midair. the weather event that caused the sparks and flames on a plane in midair with dozens of passengers on board. >> high tech violations the change apple is making with manufacturers over seas to come ply with the law. - - to comply with the law. >>> check out these pictures here. there's some dramatic pictures showing a fire burning in the engine of a passenger jet that was hit by lightning. terrified passengers watched as the sparks and flames lit the interior of a darkened cabin. it happened yesterday on a flight from istanbul. the pilot managed to land the plane safely. and turkish airlines says none of the passengers or crew on board were injured. >>> the white house disagrees with a federal appeal ruling that the president violated vacancies. the president is only allowed to do that when the u.s. senat
, but in this new region, in north africa, and what, if any, policy does the obama administration have to combat? >> i think the algerian -- what we will remember about this week is not the gun measures and gun control proposals and maybe not president obama's second inaugural address for this reason. first of all, al qaeda is not done, unfortunately it has found new territory and the french are going in, to their credit to try and save mali and we are being slow, according to news reports, even providing backup help for them. the fact that -- i want to give them credit, the armed services committee of the house and the senate, would it ever happen in the past that the algerians would have felt they didn't have to let us know they were going in on a hostage rescue mission when americans were held hostage? not just not let us know, why didn't they ask for our help? we have a lot of assets in intelligence, and, we have a lot of well trained people who could become algerians for a day if they want to and make it a more professional hostage rescue. we have so retreated from the world and countries a
the obama administration is targeting in its efforting ono gun control. >> a hearing is scheduled in san francisco this morning in connection to the murder of a suspected pimp. there are four defendants in the case. prosecutors are consolidating the four cases in to one. a 22-year-old calvin snead was killed last june. it's believed the defendants were trying to protect a 17- year-old girl suspected of prostitution. it would have the defendants are her parents. >>> sentencing scheduled for a teen accused of killing a couple who adopted him. he pled guilty to choking them to death in a fit of rage. he had been suspended for smoking marijuana. his lawyer had argued that he suffer from a disorder that affects kid whose are adopted. >>> the san jose fire department said its reported response times are likely wrong because of a data collection error. the fire department's response time goal is for firefighters to arrive with in eight minutes of a call 80% of the time. a computer error means that the department may have missed its response time goals more often than first reported. the preside
. his anger was fueled over a tuition refund. >>> president obama and joe biden are sitting down with communities across the country impacted by mass shootings last year. this is the a of the administration's -- this is part of the administration's push to curb gun violence. this includes aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut. the president says he wants to hear from them as he tries to convince congress to pass gun legislation. >> i'm looking forward to a robust conversation. i know that this is not a shy group, mannly because they are dealing with the life-and-death situations every day. >> the senate is set to hold its first meeting on wednesday on gun control measures. the nra is -- the nra is vowing to defeat the man. >>> scientists at lawrence livermore lab are designing a high-tech suit that protects the wearer against chemical or biological attacks. the scientists are calling it the second skin. it's a fabric featuring microscopic tubes that can transform from a breathable state to a shield that blocks tiny molecules. >>> could be another couple
reform. >>> time now 4:45. and today president obama will also meet with police chiefs from three communities that experienced mass shootings last year. it's part of his administration push to address gun violence. the communities invited include aurora, colorado. oak creek, wisconsin where six people died in a sikh temple assault. and newtown, connecticut where 26 people were killed. >>> a report this morning says japan's government eased its safety standards to help fast track the boeing 787 which is now grounded. japan's two biggest airlines pressed the tokyo government. japanese companies also supplied one-third of the components of the dream liner and today the joint u.s. and japanese information into the battery fires shifts its focus to the company that makes the battery monitoring system. >>> time is 4:46. east bay restaurant is serving up har-burgers ahead of sundays big game. they created these. you can see them. on the left is the san francisco jim-bo. it's a double beef burger which is the taller of the two. and on the right the baltimore johnny boy. turkey burger name
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